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11-Year-Old Richland Boy Saves His Mother's Life

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RICHLAND, Wash. - An 11-year-old boy is being hailed a hero for saving his mother's life. Richland Police said when the boy got home from school Friday he found his mom unconscious. He called 911 and then began CPR with the dispatcher instructing him.

Police said that's what saved the 33-year-old woman's life. When officers arrived at the home on Van Giesen Street they took over CPR and paramedics were able to get a pulse.

She was taken to a hospital for treatment. The little boy also helped officers find his mother's relevant history so she could be properly treated at the hospital.


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